Same-sex marriage due before Cabinet today

Same-sex marriage due before Cabinet today

Legislation for same-sex marriage is due to be brought to Cabinet by the Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald this morning.

It has been reported that proposed laws on same-sex marriage could be debated in the Dáil within weeks.

It means Ireland could start to see the first official same-sex marriage ceremonies by the end of the year.

Marriage for same-sex couples was voted into the constitution last May.

However, ratification of the legislation was delayed due to legal challenges.


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